Raunds Town Council

Serving the people of Raunds

Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds

Clerk: Steve Beech
The Hall, Raunds
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN9 6LT

Author: Emma Williams

Think NHS 111 First

Think NHS 111 First

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:17 by Emma Williams

Tags: NHS; 111

Covid-19 Tier 2 and what it means!

From 2nd December we move into Tier 2 - High Alert

See the attached poster for an explanation of what this means!

Posted: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 22:46 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coronavirus

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

Please be advised that Highways England will be carrying out overnight closures of the A6 Northbound from Chowns Mill roundabout through to Nene Park roundabout, Irthlingborough during October / November 2020

The A6 NB will be closed to allow us to commence works on that area of the junction and verges. The night time closures are necessary for the safety of the workforce and to minimise disruption... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:03 by Emma Williams

Tags: A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout

Your local council is here for you when you need it most

Your local council is here for you when you need it most

East Northamptonshire Council is reminding all residents, businesses and communities that just as it has supported them during the height of the health pandemic, it will continue to do so with all services remaining open to those who need them.

Steven North, Leader of ENC, explains:

"This has been an incredibly stressful time for many in our district and our staff and councillors have stepped up to continue... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:53 by Emma Williams

Tags: ENC, Press Release

Raunds Autumn Litter Pick

Raunds Autumn Litter Pick

This years Autumn Litter pick is still going ahead but will be slightly different to previous years. Raunds Town Council will supply the equipment you need apart from gloves so please bring your own. Social distancing measures must be adhered to so we ask that you only pick litter in your designated area in your bubble of no more than 6 people. All equipment will be sanitized before and after use and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:14 by Emma Williams

Tags: Autumn Litter pick, Litter, Volunteers

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

A45 Chowns Mills Roundabout improvements

Further to our email of Thursday 10 September, please be advised that, due to operational reasons this weeks planned night time road closures on the A6 has now been cancelled and replaced with single lane running.

The revised schedule is attached

NOTE:Signed diversion routes will be in place during any closures. Our planned closures may be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 08:45 by Emma Williams

Tags: Chowns Mill

Coping with Covid - Fitness

Coping with Covid - Fitness

Many of us have over indulged during lock-down but not only has it affected our physical health but also our mental health. In today's podcast, the 9th in our series of Coping with Covid, Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds talks to Tanya Griffiths from First Free Fitness and Tom Hatton from Manor Sports & Leisure about the variety of exercise sessions, classes and gym equipment that are available... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:00 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid

Skate Park Closed

Skate Park Closed

Raunds Skate Park in Amos Lawrence playing field is temporarily closed for repair. Please do not attempt to enter the skate park or use the equipment until it has been repaired and unlocked.

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:56 by Emma Williams

Tags: Amos Lawrence, Skate Park

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.

For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination Nene Valley has plenty of resources on their... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:25 by Emma Williams

Tags: ENC

Coping with Covid - Hair & Beauty

Coping with Covid - Hair & Beauty

Lockdown has had an effect on many of us both mentally and physically and not being able to get your hair done or your regular beauty treatment has been a struggle! The announcement that our hairdressers/barbers and beauty salons were allowed to reopen came as very welcome news. In our series of podcasts 'Coping with Covid' Cllr Sylvia Hughes, Mayor of Raunds talks to Christina Dudley from Christina... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:08 by Emma Williams

Tags: Coping with Covid